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I am a qualified Attorney. I specialise in Property Law, Commercial Law, Corporate Law and Trusts.
Please visit our website at www.prop-law.co.za for more details.
I am an elected Committee Member of the Property Committee of the Association of Pretoria Attorneys and through my involvement, I like to ensure that I am constantly at the "sharp-end" of Conveyancing Practice.

I am the elected Chairman on the Gauteng Council of SAPOA. The South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) is the biggest and most influential institution in the property industry. SAPOA members control about 90% of commercial property in SA, with a combined portfolio in excess of R150 Billion (about $22 Billion). I am also on the National Council and the National Legal Committee of SAPOA.
Member of the Institute of Directors South Africa and Member of the Sirdar Governance Panel.

02 June 2011

Property deals cannot be exited after offer is accepted

Property deals cannot be exited after offer is accepted

This is an interesting article from Realestateweb and in my opinion highlights why buyers and sellers should consult with their PROPERTY ATTORNEY throughout the process and particularly BEFORE SIGNING ANYTHING!

This will be the biggest financial transaction of their lives and yet people seem to be willing to enter it based upon blind faith. Great for litigation attorneys - not great for anyone else.

There are many honourable and professional people in the real estate game but there are also many "snakes" on the prowl for victims. Find honourable, honest and ethical people. Ask around.

My advice - make sure that you consult with a specialist Property Lawyer throughout the process.

Gareth Shepperson

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